Hunting News

Lab confirms second hunter’s deer CWD positive

Lab confirms second hunter’s deer CWD positive

By Michigan Department of Natural Resources

A 1.5-year-old buck, harvested in October in Sidney Township of Montcalm County, has been confirmed positive for Chronic Wasting Disease by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa. This is the 11th case of CWD to be confirmed in a free-ranging deer in Michigan. Three additional suspect positives deer are ...

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WNS remains serious threat to Arkansas bats

WNS remains serious threat to Arkansas bats

By Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Blake Sasse, nongame mammal program coordinator for the Game and Fish Commission, updated Commissioners at the November meeting on the status of white-nose syndrome, a disease that is killing bats by the millions in the U.S. “You hear about CWD with deer, and we’re all concerned with it, but I’m equally concerned about WNS in our bats,&r...

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Recent Hunting News

Maryland firearms season opens Nov. 25
Maryland firearms season opens Nov. 25

By Maryland Department of Natural Resources

The Maryland two-week firearm deer season opens Nov. 25 and runs through Dec. 9. Hunters may use firearms to harvest sika and white-tailed deer during this hunting season. “The two-week firearms season is our most popu... READ MORE


Drone use illegal while hunting
Drone use illegal while hunting

By South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks

South Dakota hunters are reminded that using drones while hunting is illegal. In addition, outdoor enthusiasts should be aware drone usage is not allowed in any state park or recreation area without prior approval from the state park mana... READ MORE


104 elk taken during weeklong elk season
104 elk taken during weeklong elk season

By Pennsylvania Game Commission

More than 89 percent of the hunters participating in Pennsylvania’s 2017 elk hunt have taken home a trophy. The Game Commission reports 104 elk were taken by hunters during the regular one-week elk season that ended Nov. 4. For thos... READ MORE


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